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Jon Tuxworth

Jon Tuxworth is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Rugby League

Cornish impressive in trial as Raiders see off Storm without injuries

Jon Tuxworth Ricky Stuart was only concerned with one number after Saturday's 20-12 trial win in Melbourne - zero injuries.

Campese and Shillington brush injuries to face Warriors

Terry Campese at Raiders training.

Jon Tuxworth THE CANBERRA Raiders have doused concerns over the fitness of playmaker Terry Campese, insisting he will play the New Zealand Warriors today despite suffering swelling in both knees this week.

League

Jarrod Croker on track to re-write Canberra Raiders records

Blood runs green: Jarrod Croker is close to a new deal with Canberra.

Jon Tuxworth, Chris Wilson Jarrod Croker used to joke he would become the Raiders' top points scorer. It's no joke now.

League

Paul Vaughan close to striking upgraded deal with Canberra Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Canberra prop Paul Vaughan is close to re-signing with the club until the end of 2017.

League

Canberra Raiders' X-factors Jack Wighton and Edrick Lee provide ray of hope in dark season

Jarrod Croker and Edrick Lee of the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth There's something about Edrick Lee's swagger and ''aura'' that boosts the Raiders, says Jarrod Croker. 

Raiders to stick with Ricky Stuart, says club boss

Raiders coach Ricky Stuart has the full backing of the club, boss Don Furner says.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders boss Don Furner insists coach Ricky Stuart has the full backing of the club and will be given the full term of his three year deal to turn the embattled club around. 

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League

The NRL's 'forgotten man' Edrick Lee keen to make up for lost time

Edrick Lee

Jon Tuxworth It's hard to believe Canberra Raiders youngster Edrick Lee is rugby league's forgotten man. 

League

What we learnt: Melbourne Storm v Canberra Raiders

Reece Robinson.

Jon Tuxworth The Raiders were in the match for an hour, but were torn apart on the edges by the Storm when it counted.

League

Aaron Gorrell makes comeback in Queanbeyan Kangaroos win

aaron gorell

Jon Tuxworth Queanbeyan Kangaroos coach Aaron Gorrell has stopped short of confirming a full scale comeback after playing his first match in over a year since retiring through injury.

League

Paul Vaughan challenges Canberra Raiders to continue round of upsets to avoid wooden spoon

Paul Vaughan is adamant the Raiders can avoid the wooden spoon.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra Raiders prop Paul Vaughan has challenged the side.

League

Embarrassed Raiders 'sharing the pain' of supporters

Raiders

Jon Tuxworth Disconsolate Canberra Raiders players labelled their latest inept showing against Souths as ''embarrassing'' and assured fans they're sharing their pain after a ninth loss in 11 games. 

League

Ricky Stuart blasts Canberra Raiders after loss to South Sydney Rabbitohs

Canberra Raiders v South Sydney Rabbitohs at Canberra Stadium.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart labelled his side’s basic errors of ‘’Queensland or NSW Cup standard’’ as the Raiders’ wooden spoon odds shortened with a 34-18 home...

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League

Canberra Raiders embarrassed by Warriors as season hits new low

Sealed with a kiss: Warriors centre Konrad Hurrell scores against the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders centre Jarrod Croker described his side's display as ''garbage'' and ''embarrassing'' after a horror loss to the Warriors.

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League

Canberra Raiders sign Sisa Waqa to two-year deal

Sisa Waqa, pictured here playing for the Melbourne Storm, is set to join the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders have signed Melbourne Storm winger Sisa Waqa for the next two years. 

Canberra Raiders left out Brett White for tactics, not form, says Ricky Stuart

Brett White was left out of the Raiders' team against the Titans.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Ricky Stuart says Brett White's omission from the Raiders on Sunday was because of tactics not form. 

League

Raiders unlikely to lobby NRL for salary cap relief

Brenko Lee

Jon Tuxworth The Canberra Raiders are unlikely to lobby the NRL again to be granted a salary cap exemption despite their outside back crisis worsening with a hamstring injury to Brenko Lee. 

League

Kurt Baptiste set to debut with the Canberra Raiders

Jack Wighton trains with the Blues in the build-up to Origin II.

Jon Tuxworth Raiders coach Ricky Stuart is contemplating another late selection shake-up, with former Brisbane Broncos hooker Kurt Baptiste set to make his club debut for Canberra from the bench.

League

What we learned: Wests Tigers v Canberra Raiders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 28: Martin Taupau of the Tigers is tackled by Josh McCrone of the Raiders during the round 16 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on June 28, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth All the talking point's from the Canberra Raiders' 19-18 loss to the Wests Tigers.

League

Canberra Raiders centre Jack Wighton sidelined with a broken thumb

Jack Wighton of the Raiders

Jon Tuxworth The State of Origin hopes of Canberra star Jack Wighton have been dashed, the star centre facing four to eight weeks on the sideline with a broken thumb sustained in Saturday's loss to Wests Tigers.

League

Canberra's Raiders star Jack Wighton says injury run 'doing his head in'

Frustrated: Jack Wighton of the Raiders.

Jon Tuxworth Luckless Canberra Raiders centre Jack Wighton says his horror injury run is ''doing his head in''.